Antimicrobial resistant enteric bacteria are widely distributed amongst people, animals and the environment in Tanzania

  10 February 2020

Antibiotic use and bacterial transmission are responsible for the emergence, spread and persistence of antimicrobial-resistant (AR) bacteria, but their relative contribution likely differs across varying socio-economic, cultural, and ecological contexts. To better understand this interaction in a multi-cultural and resource-limited context, the authors examine the distribution of antimicrobial-resistant enteric bacteria from three ethnic groups in Tanzania. 

Further reading: Nature Communications
Author(s): Murugan Subbiah, Mark A. Caudell, Colette Mair, Margaret A. Davis, Louise Matthews, Robert J. Quinlan, Marsha B. Quinlan, Beatus Lyimo, Joram Buza, Julius Keyyu & Douglas R. Call
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